Why the biggest challenge to local real estate isn’t iBuyers

Regular Inman contributor Teresa Boardman talks about how Zillow Offers just launched in the Twin Cities and what buyers and sellers truly need in her market (and probably yours, too).

Price growth in the nation’s metros continues to slow

The median existing single-family home price in the country’s metro areas rose 3.9 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2019, according to NAR.

What agents should know about tech’s next IPO boom

The San Francisco Bay Area could explode with new millionaires this year, as a number of the top Bay Area-based tech companies mull initial public offerings. But will this influx of new cash actually have an appreciable impact on the nation’s most expensive housing market?

How are millennials combating affordability issues?

In a new survey from Clever Real Estate, millennial respondents said they’re planning to buy a house within the next 12 months — and many of them are considering homes that’ll save them money in unconventional ways.

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding buyers back

Student debt isn’t the only thing holding back home sales, which reached a six-year low in December and have been on a steady decline since 2004.

Home price growth slows across the country

Experts believe that appreciation will continue to fall below 5 percent in 2019, but homes remain unaffordable for many.

Home appreciation slows, but prices remain out of reach

A pair of reports from Zillow and Redfin paint a picture of slowing price growth, but homes remain unaffordable to the middle class in many major metros.

Builder confidence in single-family home sales remains solid

The National Association of Home Builders’ index for newly built single-family homes rose 1 percentage point month-over-month to 68, continuing a five-month trend of scores in the high 60s.

How are agents (and their clients) coping with stock market jitters?

The stock market’s slump this week likely has many in the real estate industry wondering what the downswing means for their bottom line.

Seattle is more affordable than Detroit? How’s that even possible?

New York City clocked in as the least affordable city, with rent accounting for 121 percent of each paycheck for the typical city dweller, according to a new study released on Friday.